Exploring the broad range of human nature from the softest tes of life to the crashing crescendos of war, legendary photographer David Douglas Duncan has captured some of the 20th century's truly iconic images. In this breathtaking visual autobiography, Duncan's finest works speak volumes about his extraordinary career and the events he witnessed and recorded. Shooting for National Geographic and many other publications, he covered a wide range of subjects that are shared in this book: the South Pacific in World War II, North Korea, Palestine, Vietnam, Afghanistan, the treasures of the Kremlin, and the life and work of his close friend, Pablo Picasso. Still exuberant in his eighth decade, David Douglas Duncan continues to work behind the lens, embracing and illuminating the human experience. He designed Photo Nomad to be accessible to the widest possible audiencegeneral readers as well as photographers, art lovers, and history enthusiasts. With nearly 500 pages and more than 400 stunning images, it is a remarkably affordable treasure.
Born in 1916, award-winning photojournalist David Douglas Duncan covered conflicts from World War II to Vietnam, where his book This is War! became an icon of the American soldiers' experience. Duncan's friendship with Pablo Picasso led to many remarkable images and books, including the recent bestseller Picasso & Lump: A Dachshund's Odyssey.